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nelson mandela is in the hospital right now. the former president is undergoing medical tests. that's according to the government. these tests have been planned for some time, we're told. they are consistent with his age. he is 94 years old. a family friend not saying how long mandela will be hospital iced, but a government spokesman insists there's, quote, no cause for alarm. mandela spent some time in the hospital earlier this year. he had stomach surgery. he became a bona fide world icon after spending some 27 years in prison for fighting against apartheid. in 1994, he became president of the country where he had been imprisoned. >>> to the fiscal cliff now. the clock continues to tick away. lawmakers now have just 24 days left to make a deal and avoid that combination of big tax hikes and drastic spending cuts that could hit the economy hard. today we are hearing more from both the president and from republicans. with me now, nbc news white house correspondent mike viqueira. viq, does there appear to be any progress? >> reporter: i don't think so, craig, and we're watching it pr
with the hearings following shortly thereafter. >>> developing now nbc news has confirmed nelson mandela is undergoing tests in a hospital. the spokesperson for former south african president says the tests have been planned for some time and are consistent with his age. the country's current president says mandela is doing fine and there is no cause for alarm. the 94-year-old was last admitted to the hospital in february. >>> new duelling arguments today in the fiscal cliff war of words. with just 24 days and counting, president obama and senator marco rubio in the republican address are racheting up the rhetoric. >> we can and should do more than just extend middle class tax cuts. and i stand ready to work with republicans or a plan that spurs economic growth, creates jobs and reduces our deficit. a plan that gives both sides some of what they want. >> tax increases will not solve our $16 trillion debt. only economic growth and a reform of entitlement programs will help control the debt. we must reform our complicated, uncertain job-killing tax code by getting rid of unjustifi loo holl
-year-old nelson mandela is in the hospital for tests. the former president is said to be doing well. florida's former republican governor charlie crist has switched political parties. he's now a democrat. speculation crist may run for governor again in 2014 challenging the republican who currently holds office, governor rick scott. in washington state, dozens of same-sex couples waited in line overnight. today is the first day that they can legally marry there. in sports, texas a&m's quarterback johnny manzel became the first freshman ever to win college football's heisman trophy last night. known official as johnny football led the aggies to a 10-2 record this season including last month's upset victory over then top ranked alabama. at the 113th army-navy game in philadelphia yesterday, army looking to avoid its 11th straight loss to the mid shipmen launched a drive later in the game only to see it come to not with this fumble. navy sunk the army 17-13 and took home the coveted commander in chief's trophy yet again. police have charged dallas cowboys' nose tackle josh brent with in
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